School of Applied Social Science

A glimpse into our SASS Applicant Day!

You would have thought that going to an applicant day at university to have a closer look at the subject offerings would have been a serious affair – yet judging by the smiles on everyone’s faces the atmosphere was light hearted, and fun! If you didn’t make it – have look below to get a taste of…

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Imagine a world 50 years from now – that no longer consumes animals or their by-products…

This sounds like the start of a campaign to persuade you to give up your daily McDonald’s and to start growing your own veg!  However, not quite. What’s being referred to, is the compelling concept put to us by a feature-length BBC film aptly named Carnage, which depicts a 2067 utopia where humans no longer raise animals for consumption….

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A Day Of Social Justice

By Gabrielle Reid, Estelle Kessi and Helen Johnson After weeks of planning, third year Psychology students immersed themselves into their role as Community Psychologists on 23rd November, with the aim of creating social change through action in a Day of Social Justice. The idea was first implemented by Liz Cunningham, when she taught at the…

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Looking into the mind

Social scientists are using eye-tracking equipment to inform our understanding of health conditions and explain human functions like shopping habits. Source: Looking into the mind

Bringing the homeless in from the cold

An exhibition of art by the homeless is being organised to counter negative attitudes to rough sleepers and to help them regain a voice and dignity. 

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